Sara Del Valle

Deputy Group Leader



Information Systems and Modeling Group, Los Alamos National Laboratory



Del Valle SY, McMahon BH, Asher J, Hatchett R, Lega JC, Brown HE, Leany ME, Pantazis Y, Roberts DJ, Moore S, Peterson AT, Escobar LE, Qiao H, Hengartner NW, Mukundan H. (2018). Summary results of the 2014-2015 DARPA Chikungunya challenge. BMC Infectious Diseases, 18(1)

Priedhorsky R, Osthus D, Daughton AR, Moran KR, Generous N, Fairchild G, Deshpande A, Del Valle SY. (2017). Measuring Global Disease with Wikipedia: Success, Failure, and a Research Agenda. CSCW : proceedings of the Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work. Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work

Osthus D, Hickmann KS, Caragea PC, Higdon D, Del Valle SY. (2017). Forecasting seasonal influenza with a state-space SIR model. The Annals of Applied Statistics, 11(1)

Shutt DP, Manore CA, Pankavich S, Porter AT, Del Valle SY. (2017). Estimating the reproductive number, total outbreak size, and reporting rates for Zika epidemics in South and Central America. Epidemics

Moran KR, Del Valle SY. (2016). A Meta-Analysis of the Association between Gender and Protective Behaviors in Response to Respiratory Epidemics and Pandemics. PLoS One, 11(10)

Moran KR, Fairchild G, Generous N, Hickmann K, Osthus D, Priedhorsky R, Hyman J, Del Valle SY. (2016). Epidemic Forecasting is Messier Than Weather Forecasting: The Role of Human Behavior and Internet Data Streams in Epidemic Forecast. The Journal of Infectious Diseases, 214(suppl_4)

Hickmann KS, Fairchild G, Priedhorsky R, Generous N, Hyman JM, Deshpande A, Del Valle SY. (2015). Forecasting the 2013-2014 influenza season using Wikipedia. PLoS computational biology, 11(5)

Pawelek KA, Salmeron C, Del Valle S. (2015). Connecting within and between-hosts dynamics in the influenza infection-staged epidemiological models with behavior change. Journal of coupled systems and multiscale dynamics, 3(3)

Priedhorsky R, Culotta A, Del Valle SY. (2014). Inferring the Origin Locations of Tweets with Quantitative Confidence. CSCW : proceedings of the Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work. Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work

Del Valle SY, Hyman JM, Chitnis N. (2013). Mathematical models of contact patterns between age groups for predicting the spread of infectious diseases. Mathematical biosciences and engineering : MBE, 10(5-6)

Del Valle SY, Tellier R, Settles GS, Tang JW. (2010). Can we reduce the spread of influenza in schools with face masks?. American journal of infection control, 38(9)

Del Valle S, Morales Evangelista A, Velasco MC, Kribs-Zaleta CM, Hsu Schmitz SF. (2004). Effects of education, vaccination and treatment on HIV transmission in homosexuals with genetic heterogeneity. Mathematical biosciences, 187(2)